Comparison Essay

609 words - 3 pages

Continental philosophy emerged from the German Idealists (Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Freud, etc). Some other well known continental philosophers are Heidegger, Derrida, Foucault, Sartre, and Husserl.
Continental philosophers generally reject most science and scientific ways of doing anything (even science). They like to look at philosophy from historical approach, combining thoughts from all sorts of philosophers and looking at concepts like context, time, space, etc. They do not analyze philosophy in terms of looking at only one specific text, but instead look broadly at all texts. Continental philosophers also value human experience and human agency (action). Here is an Example: I am who I am because of the choices we made. I’m who I am because I go to college, I have a family and kids, I have a job…
Recently development shows us the Pragmatism is likely the theory of a meaning, an inquiry, a truth and an ...view middle of the document...

But that phenomenon cannot be defined in one sentence. Actually Pragmatism can be divided into 4 different kind of theory as considered above in the first paragraph. Therefore meaning of Pragmatism considered in that different kind of aspects.
Being Pragmatic is to do what you said. That means you are what you are because of your experience.

Analytic philosophers believe that philosophy is best looked at from a scientific approach (like a logical argument; premise A, premise B, conclusion). Analytic philosophers approach philosophy like one might approach a puzzle; there is a specific procedure to doing philosophy, and one might often use conceptual analysis to solve the puzzle. Bad analytic philosophers are ones that cannot make good arguments (Logicians are also analytic philosophers). Human experience does not win arguments, thus it is not an answer to a philosophical problem, but each part of experience can be analyzed through arguments in an effort to try to solve the problems relating to each experience. Here is an Example: Analytic philosophy is based on the environment around us and how it influences on our personality. I am who I am because of how my parents raised me, because of the society, because of the education I got.
This is not the kind of matter where we can draw a sharp line backed by necessary and sufficient conditions. It’s a vague and multi-faceted distinction. We should look for differences in founding fathers, exemplars, sources of authority, core concerns, patterns of citations, and family resemblances between works. We should also keep in mind that there is a continuum of intermediate possibilities between typically analytic and typically continental philosophy. The method that I use to acquire knowledge in my own life is continental philosophy the traditions of my family that has been passed down from generation to generation, although some of the traditions of early 19th and 20th century differs from modern day traditions it is still something I will continue to research and study and pass down to my kids to keep the knowledge and tradition within my family.

Other Essays Like Comparison Essay

A Comparison-Contrast Essay of Neil Postman and Thomas Friedman’s Opinions

1166 words - 5 pages MOOCs and Their Ability to Deliver Writing Instruction Online A Comparison-contrast essay of Neil Postman and Thomas Friedman’s Opinions James A. Dennis University of Maryland University College MOOCs and Their Ability to Deliver Writing Instruction Online Higher education is currently undergoing what may be its most significant change since the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century. Technology is restructuring many

Of Mice And Men Comparison Essay

1065 words - 5 pages In the story, there are two oddly paired men, who travel side by side and support each other with the goal of living the ideal life. In a world of loneliness and trouble, these characters, George and Lennie, find comfort within the presence of each other. Another friendship within the story is between Candy and his dog. In John Steinbeck’s novella, Of Mice and Men, the author suggests that the friendships between the two sets of individuals have

Comparison Essay for the Piano Lesson

1262 words - 6 pages Symbolic Comparison of The Piano Lesson and On the Road These two stories deal with and serve as an explanation of conditions befalling African Americans during the Depression era. These stories tell us of African Americans, who were overlooked by a prejudice society. In life, we are often confronted with boundaries created by society and ourselves. In our limited understanding of what those boundaries represent, we find ourselves confined

"Billy Budd" by Herman Melville, comparison essay

402 words - 2 pages One symbolic representation of Billy Budd is Captain Vere's death from a musket ball shot from a porthole. Captain Vere chooses law over emotion in the sentencing of Billy. The musket ball doesn't decide and doesn't favor whom it's going to kill. It's symbolic that the justice which killed Billy is the same justice which killed Vere.After Billy kills Claggart, Vere is faced with a cross-road. He thinks of Billy like a son. Though Vere sympathizes

Comparison Essay Between Dom Casmurro & the House of the Spirits

1528 words - 7 pages Whether we realize it or not, the actions we take and the words we speak always have some kind of an impact on our lives in the future. The decisions we make when we are younger hint at what is in store for us in the future. In The House of the Spirits and Dom Casmurro, one can see a common similarity between the two books. In both of them, the literary element of foreshadowing is used as a hint to readers of what is to come later on in the

Comparison Essay Of Shakespeare's Tragedy Of King Lear To Kurosawa's Ran

1083 words - 5 pages Hidetora in the film, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia are represented by Taro, Jiro, and Saburo respectively. Kent, the King's loyal advisor is represented by Tango, and Cornwall and Albany are represented by Lady Kaede, and Lady Sue respectively. The first comparison of RAN and The Tragedy of King Lear is how plot is similar. The plot is very similar in both works as RAN is based on The Tragedy of King Lear so of course there will be

Comparative Essay: Comparison and Contrast Between Big Bang Theory and Biblical Beliefs

879 words - 4 pages BIG BANG THEORY ------------------------------------------------- The first primordial stars began as tiny seeds that grew rapidly into stars one hundred times the mass of our own Sun. Seen here in this artist impression, swirling clouds of hydrogen and helium gasses are illuminated by the first starlight to shine in the Universe. About 13.7 billion years ago, the Big Bang is thought to have created our universe. For about 1.5 billion

This Essay Is A Critical Comparison Of Adrienne Rich And Patricia Williams, One As An Idealist And The Other As A Realist

1457 words - 6 pages , strange convoluted essay that the editors accept and revise, drawing what they will and want from Williams's essay. Tiptoeing around the readers who would read the essay and interpret it as a volatile journal. It would be too controversial, since it would seek to revise the lives of stable society members. Williams suffered a rape like Tawana Brawley, her story was stripped, changed, rearranged, and laid out differently, emanating different


594 words - 3 pages COmPARISON Japanese people received their ancient knowledge of music from China through Korea. They have very similar styles, but Japan uses more flutes, light strings, and is more calm, while Chinese uses more heavy strings and big drums that create war-like or celebration sounds. However, both countries have the same set of instruments. They only differ in musical style. There are differences.  I notice that Japanese music tends to

Comparison Between Baldwin And Green

2126 words - 9 pages , still effectively uses clause structure to develop his ideas: " ... but we are more likely to find in books merely a confirmation of what is in our minds already..." (13). He goes on to make a simile adding to the length, which he could have cut down by simply making his comparison to two separate sentences. His next paragraph consists of an average of over 31 words per sentence, again overstepping the modern regular sentence length. However, the

A Comparison Of Love Poems

2691 words - 11 pages I am going to compare three different poems: "My Box" by Gillian Clarke, "Valentine" by Carol Ann Duffy and "Shall I compare Thee...?" (Sonnet 18) by William Shakespeare. In my essay I will discuss the language, images, style, rhythm and many other aspects used to construct each of the poems.The modern poem "My Box" written by Gillian Clarke, in essence, is about a gift of a box from a man to a woman. The first line 'my box is made of golden oak

Related Papers

Comparison Essay

602 words - 3 pages Comparison Essay Comparison Essay There are three main types of schools of thought that are noted in the field of philosophy. The three schools are known as continental, pragmatic, and analytic philosophies. Pragmatism and analytic philosophy are uniquely American movements because they are way different in theory to the European pragmatism and analytic philosophy, known as continental philosophy. In

Comparison Essay

1180 words - 5 pages One could never really be happy with what life gives them. We will always seek for more, it is what makes us human. These two short stories "The necklace" and "A rose for Emily" written by Guy De Maupassant and William Faulkner, show how the more you are unhappy with your life, the more unfortunate you will be and unsatisfied. Despite the fact that the two authors have nothing to do with the other, both their stories emphasize the idea of how you

Comparison Essay

1142 words - 5 pages . These movies share many of the same qualities. The purpose of this essay is to compare how both teams are underdogs and not expected to produce any type of results, overcoming all the controversy faced, and successfully conquering their goal of winning the championship. The Ducks were the last place team in in the league and didn’t even have a team name, they were just called District 5 because that is the area where all the kids lived. Distract 5

Comparison Essay 1191 Words

1191 words - 5 pages to find a more secluded space on a mountain and build my house one day. I thought I had seen some of the most beautiful scenery in Tennessee, until I moved to West Virginia. We travel through Summersville on our way to my husband’s parent’s house. The New River Gorge is breathtaking. The mountains in Tennessee look like molehills in comparison. The route to Beckley by way of Kopperston is also very scenic. In the winter, with the trees